Online Continuing Medical Education (CME): Primary Care Series
Welcome to this online continuing medical education series designed for busy primary care physicians who care for children. The topics, selected by course director and community pediatrician Dr. LeAnn Kridelbaugh, are presented by UT Southwestern faculty physicians and provide practical updates on pediatric conditions commonly seen in primary care offices. Based on feedback from community physicians like you, the lectures provide free CME credits on relevant pediatric topics at your convenience.
Constipation in Children
Dr. Meghana Sathe, pediatric gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, discusses the common problem of childhood constipation.
Dr. Sathe reviews causes of pediatric constipation, “red flags” for pathologic constipation, and the treatment of functional constipation. Primary care physicians who care for children will benefit from this practical review of a problem that may account for up to 3% of pediatric medical visits.
Acute and Chronic Abdominal Pain
If you care for children who complain of abdominal pain, this lecture is for you. Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Rina Sanghavi, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern, offers practical tips for evaluation of abdominal pain in children in primary care settings.
Dr. Sanghavi reviews causes of pediatric abdominal pain, basic evaluation, when to refer to GI or surgery, and discusses the diagnosis and management of functional abdominal pain in children.
Verrucae: A Treatment Approach
This lecture by Dr. Nnenna Agim, pediatric dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will equip you to treat the common viral skin infection "warts" in children in your practice.
Dr. Agim describes the etiology, pathology, and presentation of various types of warts and reviews treatment strategies for pediatric office and home settings. She also discusses specialty treatments employed by dermatologists and when these are appropriate.